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Methodist Hospital Northeast

Senior Emergency Room Technician

San Antonio Live Oak, TX, United States
Full-time  Days (rotating weekends) 
Category: Nursing Support • Job ID: 01574-111235

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Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Full Time - Days 7:00am - 7:00pm with rotating weekends)
 
Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Emergency Department. Submit your application today! 
 
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
 
We are seeking a Senior Emergency Room Technician to join our team and be a part of the Emergency Department patient care team who will collaboratively work with nursing and medical staff in providing patient care. Assists with delegated tasks of direct and indirect patient care under the supervision of the registered nurse. Possesses excellent communication skills, the ability to manage multiple priorities, strong technical skills and consistently applies sound broad judgment. The senior ED Tech is responsible to precept ED Techs and assist with unit improvement initiatives.
 
What you will do in this role:
  • Under supervision of the RN, performs delegated patient care activities as directed and ordered in accordance with one’s training, competence and skill. Delegated tasks may include: (Note: Training and competency for any discretionary delegation patient care tasks performed must be documented)
  • Actively participates in Unit-based/hospital-based committees and process improvement, i.e. Safety Champion, assists Director with bi-annual completion of Environmental Tour requirement, and actively participates in disaster response team. Functions as Super Trainer for Point of Care Testing for ED techs and as a preceptor for new techs and as a qualified observer for initial and ongoing ED tech competencies.
  • Consistently assists with maintaining a safe patient environment to include following all patient safety initiatives, hand hygiene and use of personal protective equipment (PPE) as appropriate following transmission base precaution procedures.
  • Communicates timely and accurate information for delegated patient care activities performed to include observed patient response to performed activities to the assigned RN in a written or verbal format following hand-off communication guidelines.
  • Is knowledgeable about the processes and demonstrates proficient use of department equipment to include:
    • Tracking of equipment
    • Cleaning of instruments at point of use
    • Utilizing Sterile Processing Department (as appropriate)
  • Consistently maintains adequate stocking and restocking to PAR levels of:
    • Equipment 
    • Single use supplies
    • Linens and gowns
    • Stretchers and wheelchairs
    • Oxygen tanks

Qualifications

Education: 
  • High School Graduate or equivalent
What qualifications you will need:  One of the following:
  • Minimum of one year experience as an ED tech/EMT/ Military Medic OR
  • Completion of 2 semesters of a professional registered nursing program
Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient populations served (if applicable).
 
 

Methodist Hospital Northeast has played a major role in the phenomenal economic growth experienced in northeast Bexar County. With over 170 beds, the hospital offers a full array of services including 24/7 emergency care, open heart surgery, cardiac catheterizations, vascular, neurosurgery, inpatient rehabilitation, orthopedic surgery, cancer care, intensive care and inpatient and outpatient surgeries and procedures. It is home to the Joint Replacement Academy offering the latest treatment options for knee and hip pain, as well as a neurosurgical program offering services from elective spine surgeries to advanced and comprehensive brain and spine care.

 

 

We are recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association as a Certified Primary Stroke Center; the American College of Cardiology as an Accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI; and by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for having a Pathway to Excellence Program. Methodist Hospital Northeast has received the Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks and the Texas Award for Performance Excellence. The hospital has also been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital Northeast under Locations.

 
Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application today and help us raise the bar in patient care! 
 
 
 
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
 

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